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Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.624 (formerly DO 58.106.624)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6 no. 77.6; Zacos-Veglery no. 87a

Details

Diameter:
33 mm
Field:
26 mm
Weight:
28.06 g

Obverse

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Half-length representation of Christ bearded, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and in the left a book, the cover ornamented in center with a cross. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Ἐμμανουήλ.

Reverse

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

The emperor Constantine X bearded standing, wearing a crown with a cross and pendilia and a loros, one end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and an akakia in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

Constantine X Doukas (1059-67)

Κων(σταντῖνος) βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκ(ας).

Translation

Κωνσταντῖνος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων Δούκας.

Constantine Doukas, basileus of the Romans.

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Commentary

The labarum is ornamented with a pellet in center.

 

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